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The Research Literature database was created and funded by the Florida Wildflower Foundation. Use the search features below to find scientific articles on native wildflowers that are commercially available or used in restoration projects.

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Timing of transplanting affects survival of prairie perennial forb seedlings

Author(s): R. D. Kemery, M. N. Dana

Year: 1995

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Volume: 30
Issue: 4
Pages: 869-869

Article Topic(s): Establishment methods,Phenology
Research Setting(s): Road,Prairie

Species Referenced: Ratibida pinnata (Grayhead coneflower),


Researches the effects of planting time on the establishment of six native prairie species on roadsides, including Ratibida pinnata. Seedling survival varied by species and by season of planting. Ratibida pinnata seedlings exhibited 95% survival when planted in mid-October compared to 50% survival when planted in March.

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R. D. Kemery, and M. N. Dana. "Timing of transplanting affects survival of prairie perennial forb seedlings." Hortscience 30.4 (1995): 869-869.

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ISSN: 0018-5345

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